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Nitrogen Tire Inflation: Still in the Game?
Nitrogen Tire Inflation: Still in the Game?

July 9, 2014
We don't hear much these days about nitrogen tire inflation systems for heavy trucks. They are still out there, and some users are reporting good results...

Retread Your Way to Prosperity
Retread Your Way to Prosperity

July 7, 2014
Despite success stories reported by successful fleets, some misconceptions about retreads still exist. These myths are often based on bad, and sometimes...

Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes
Wheel-end Maintenance Saves Tires, Brakes

June 24, 2014
A little extra diligence in the shop, or a bit of mechanical assistance, can help fleets avoid the irritants associated with loose wheel bearings, like...

Turn to Technology to Keep Tires at Proper Inflation
Turn to Technology to Keep Tires at Proper Inflation

June 23, 2014
We know from experience that many fleets don't do a great job at tire inflation management. And we know there's little point in looking to drivers for help...

Inflate your Tires, Not Your Fuel Bill
Inflate your Tires, Not Your Fuel Bill

June 9, 2014
For as hard as fleets work for a 1% gain in fuel efficiency, it's hard to imagine giving up something like 2-4% in fuel efficiency to something as simple as...

Don't Scrub Away Tire Savings
Don't Scrub Away Tire Savings

May 27, 2014
You've heard the expression, 'It's like herding cats"? It's like that with tires when your alignment is out of whack. With all those wheels heading in...

ATA asks FMCSA to Eliminate Tire Underinflation Violation
ATA asks FMCSA to Eliminate Tire Underinflation Violation

May 21, 2014
There is no official definition of underinflated against which to write citations, so the cops have historically been sort of making it up as they go along...

Benchmarking Tire Programs: How Does Your Company Stack Up?
Benchmarking Tire Programs: How Does Your Company Stack Up?

May 13, 2014
Fleets spend tons of money on tires – so much, in fact, that bad tire management can become a competitive handicap. Find out how four well-run fleets run...

Ounces of Prevention Means Miles of Cure For Your Tires
Ounces of Prevention Means Miles of Cure For Your Tires

April 30, 2014
Unlike their human counterparts, dead tires do tell tales. And aside from underinflation and road strikes, the tales most commonly told of tires robbing...

A Systems Approach to Start/Charge System Maintenance
A Systems Approach to Start/Charge System Maintenance

April 25, 2014
We have to stop thinking of our start/charge systems as simply a handful of separate components, and start viewing them as a system. From alternators to...